Adventures of calving heifers


March 22, 2024

It’s my FIRST Spring in the ranching life,

We FINALLY started calving.

Gathered the heifers to the lot,

I’m giddy and almost laughing.

We were also building a new barn

To help us with this task.

In fact, the welders had to stop,

So we could pull a calf.

As we got ready for bed that night,

My feller lets me pick.

“Which heifer checks would you prefer,

12 & 4, or 2 & 6?

What? Wait…We get up in the night?

Don’t think I read that part!

I guess I’ll take the 12 & 4,

And THAT was just the start.

I like it best when The Boss is home,

But sometimes he can’t...

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